Feed aggregator

SitRep: New Afghan Plan Pits B-52s Against Opium Facilities

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 7:24am

Assad meets with Putin, new Ukraine drone, South Korea and japan welcome Trump NK sanctions

Categories: Pharma News

2019 Aston Martin Vantage: Predictably Stunning

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 7:00am

The new entry-level Aston looks awesome.

Categories: Pharma News

Six Syrian men arrested across Germany on suspicion of Isil 'Christmas market' plot

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 6:48am

Six Syrian men were arrested in raids across Germany on Tuesday morning on suspicion of planning a terror attack on behalf of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil). According to unconfirmed reports, the target of the planned attack was a traditional Christmas market which opens in the western city of Essen next week. The men all entered Germany as asylum seekers, and are believed to have known each other in Syria before travelling to Europe. Authorities were alerted to the suspects by other asylum seekers who recognised them as jihadists who had fought for Isil in Syria, Welt newspaper reported. Officials have yet to comment on the target of the planned attack. A statement by prosecutors said the men were “planning an attack with weapons or explosives on a public target in Germany”.  The scene of carnage after a truck ploughed through the Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin in December 2016 Credit: EPA The plot had not yet advanced beyond the planning stage, prosecutors said. The arrested men are aged between 20 and 28. Four of them entered Germany as asylum seekers in September 2014, before Angela Merkel opened the country’s borders in her controversial refugee policy, while the other two arrived in 2015. The arrests come 11 months after Anis Amri, a rejected Tunisian asylum-seeker, killed 12 people and injured more than 50 when he drove a stolen lorry into a packed Christmas market in Berlin. Germany recent terror attacks Cities across Germany have ordered new security measures for Christmas markets this year, including concrete bollards to prevent a repeat of the lorry attack. Details of the new plot were not clear on Tuesday morning, but it appears from prosecutors’ statements the arrested men were planning to use a different means of attack. The suspects were held in a series of coordinated raids in the cities of Essen, Kassel, Hannover and Leipzig. More than 500 police officers took part in the operation.

Categories: Pharma News

The Presidential Turkey Pardon: An Awkward Thanksgiving Tradition

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 6:41am

From Reagan to Trump, no president has been immune from awkward run-ins with the Thanksgiving turkey.

Categories: Pharma News

Philippines' Duterte defends troops on looting in Marawi siege

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 6:39am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday rejected allegations by a rights group that troops engaged in looting during the bloody battle against Islamic State followers in the southern city of Marawi. Duterte also assured soldiers he would protect their interests following allegations by Amnesty International that they had committed abuses during the five-month battle in Marawi that left over a thousand people dead. "Those (allegations) of stealing in Marawi, I don't believe it.

Categories: Pharma News

Chinese court jails rights lawyer for two years for inciting subversion

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 6:38am

By Philip Wen BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Tuesday jailed a prominent rights lawyer for two years, saying he incited subversion of state power, the most recent such verdict in a sweeping crackdown on activism. Jiang Tianyong, 46, developed notions of overthrowing China's political system after being influenced by training workshops held by "anti-China foreign forces" overseas, the court in the central city of Changsha said. "Jiang Tianyong is innocent." Jiang's family was unable to appoint their own lawyers, Jin said, and she had been unable to contact him in detention.

Categories: Pharma News

Karina Vetrano murder : Man beat jogger so hard her teeth broke, court hears

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 6:13am

Cathie and Philip Vetrano heard the accused Chanel Lewis explain that he struck Karina Vetrano so hard that her teeth broke. In a pre-taped confession, Mr Lewis said he “lost it” and grabbed the 30-year-old from Queens as she ran past him through a marshy swamp along a bike path in Spring Creek Park. The confession was recorded back in February 2017 after Mr Lewis spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons.

Categories: Pharma News

Drug firm Concordia overcharged Britain's health service with 6,000 percent price rise

Reuters Health News - November 21, 2017 - 5:39am
LONDON (Reuters) - Drug company Concordia overcharged Britain's health service millions of pounds for an essential thyroid drug by abusing its position as the only supplier, the country's Competition and Markets Authority said on Tuesday.
Categories: Consumer Health News

Putin Says Russia Will End its Military Operation in Syria After Surprise Talks With Assad

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 5:33am

Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Categories: Pharma News

Iran's president declares end of Islamic State

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 5:00am

By Babak Dehghanpisheh BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday while a senior military commander thanked the "thousands of martyrs" killed in operations organized by Iran to defeat the militant group in Syria and Iraq. "Today with God's guidance and the resistance of people in the region we can say that this evil has either been lifted from the head of the people or has been reduced," Rouhani said in an address broadcast live on state TV. "Of course the remnants will continue but the foundation and roots have been destroyed." Major General Qassem Soleimani, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards, also said Islamic State had been defeated, in a message sent on Tuesday to Iran's supreme leader which was published on the Guards' news site, Sepah News.

Categories: Pharma News

11 Reasons Middle Children Are Secretly The Best

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 5:00am

Don’t let your older or younger siblings fool you: When it comes to birth order, the middle child position is where you want to be.

Categories: Pharma News

Georgia Dome Demolition Coverage Gets Wrecked In The Best Way Possible

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 4:54am

The Georgia Dome was blown to bits on Monday in an implosion, and a live shot of the demolition imploded right along with it.

Categories: Pharma News

Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump's 'Racist Slurs' Won't Shut Me Up

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 4:47am

TONIGHT: @SenWarren and @StephenAtHome examine how their lives have changed since @realDonaldTrump took office a year ago... Wait.

Categories: Pharma News

2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water: Red Cross

Reuters Health News - November 21, 2017 - 4:34am
GENEVA (Reuters) - The capital Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to the blockade by a Saudi-led coalition which has cut off supplies of fuel for pumping, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday.
Categories: Consumer Health News

Evangelical Christian leader 'helped cover up alleged sexual assault by anti-LGBT politician'

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 4:19am

The leader of an anti-LGBT evangelical activist group has been accused of helping to cover up sexual assault allegations against a Republican politician. Wes Goodman, the Republican state legislator for Ohio who pushed for "family values", resigned last week after being caught having sex with a man in his office. Mr Goodman has also been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a conference in 2015, allegedly unzipping his trousers and fondling him in a hotel room early in the morning.

Categories: Pharma News

LaVar Ball Is Feuding with Donald Trump Over His Son's Release From China

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:50am

Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night.

Categories: Pharma News

Donald Trump’s Pricey New Christmas Hat Gets Exactly The Reception You’d Expect

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:48am

This time, he’s selling a Christmas version of his famous lid, with “Make American Great Again” covered in embroidered lights on the front and “Merry Christmas” on the back.

Categories: Pharma News

Sean Hannity’s Thanksgiving Advice For Dealing With Liberals Hits A Snag

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:39am

Fox News host Sean Hannity offered to give advice for dealing with “liberal relatives” during Thanksgiving.

Categories: Pharma News

A Member of India's Ruling Party Has Put a Bounty on the Heads of a Bollywood Actress and Her Director

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:38am

A member of India’s Hindu nationalist ruling party offered 100 million rupees ($1.5 million) to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the director of an unreleased Bollywood film “Padmavati."

Categories: Pharma News

A look at the 4 countries the US says sponsor terrorism

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:06am

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is on its way back onto a very short list of countries the United States says sponsor terrorism.

Categories: Pharma News